• Enterprise Project Manager V

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Project Management
  • Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.


    We are seeking a Senior Project Manager with electronic health record (EHR) implementation experience. The Senior EHR Project Manager will be accountable for one or more large, diverse and complex projects in the areas of information technology, clinical informatics, and strategic objectives and goals. The Senior PM will manage all aspects of projects with direct accountability to the Project Sponsor. In addition to a full complement of Project Management skills, a strong understanding of hospital inpatient and ambulatory/outpatient operational arenas is desired. Superb leadership, communication and team management skills are expected.


    Plan, coordinate and implement projects as assigned by the manager. This includes:


    Developing the Project Charter

    • Defining project goals, deliverables and scope
    • Defining project requirements
    • Defining milestones and associated timeline
    • Identifying project risks, and developing mitigation plans
    • Tracking and creatively resolve issues that relate to the project
    • Maintain project documentation


    • Work successfully with multidisciplinary project teams. This involves interacting with many different levels of staff, alliance partners and affiliated organizations and working with resource managers to obtain resource assignments
    • Work with team members to obtain quality project deliverables
    • Exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; give and welcome feedback


    • Effectively use written and oral communication skills. This includes meeting facilitation; the efficient use of e-mail; creation of clear, concise project documents and presentations
    • Manage requests for changes to scope, schedule, and budget according to defined project change control procedures
    • Develop and execute project communication plan
    • Provide appropriate status updates to sponsors and stakeholders

    Prioritization and Time Management

    • Work with department manager to assess and prioritize project workload based on organizational and departmental goals
    • Delegate work assignments appropriately
    • Set expectations and monitor delegated activates


    • Successfully manage multiple projects in varied environments and adapt to different project needs, constraints and barriers
    • Perform other/additional duties in support of the Project Management Office as needed

    Technology and Methodology Skills

    • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills in Project Management Methodologies
    • Stays knowledgeable in applicable areas of expertise i.e.; Information Technology, Business
    • Process Improvement Methodologies, Clinical Applications, etc.


    • Effectively influence actions and opinions of others
    • Provide leadership to project teams
    • Work as a partner with the organization’s leadership in achieving solutions


    Preferred qualifications:

    • BA/BS in related field strongly preferred, 3-5 years similar experience may substitute for education required.
    • Electronic health record (EHR) implementation experience
    • Strong understanding of hospital inpatient and ambulatory/outpatient operational arenas
    • Experience in incorporating process improvement methodologies into large scale projects such as Lean or Six Sigma
    • Project Management Professional designation (PMI) Certification.
    • Experience managing vendors or contract staff
    • Proven abilities in change management

    Minimum qualifications:

    • 8+ years of Project Management experience in information technology, project management, healthcare administration or clinical field.
    • Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Project Management methodologies and tools
    • Experience managing project budgets over $750K
    • Experience hiring and managing vendors or contract staff
    • Experience managing teams of over 25+
    • Experience delivering at the program level, which includes completing a portfolio of projects
    • Leadership ability at the Program Manager level
    • Able to manage sub-project teams
    • Advanced interpersonal, oral, & written communication skills
    • Advanced organizational, and planning skills
    • Advanced meeting facilitation skills
    • Strong computer skills
    • Able to work independently and prioritize work
    • Able to collaborate with partner organization staff
    • Advanced decision making skills
    • Experience working in a healthcare environment
    • Experience in Information Technology
    • Experience working in a matrix environment


    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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